Oct 3, 2012 6:00am PDT
. firefighters are still on the scene of a duplex fire which started nearly 6 hours ago. >> cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is there and anne, we understand this was a pretty complicated fire for the crews to fight. right? >> reporter: it was challenging because the homes are so close together here on bienvenue avenue in berkeley. they did just reopen the avenue so that's some good news but firefighters still on scene watching for any flare-ups this morning. the fire started just after midnight and check out these pictures posted online overnight on the daily cal website showing how intense that fire became. five people were living in a duplex. they all got out safely including a woman in a wheelchair who had to be helped out by police. four homes surrounding this one were also evacuated as a precaution. those people have been allowed back in except for the family of five that is homeless this morning. firefighters in the meantime are evaluating the damage. >> during the firefight, there was a collapse of the roof and second floor which resulted in us backing out of the building and fighting the fi
Oct 5, 2012 6:00am PDT
listed on cbssf.com/gas. live in cupertino, anne makovec, cbs 5. >> gosh, i remember when a gallon of gas was 89 cents. >> i can go lower than that but we won't go there. >>> the fleet is in, the play- offs are here in the bay area and it's all gearing up for a busy week and traffic will be a mess. >> cbs 5 traffic reporter elizabeth wenger joins us now from san francisco. you know all the areas to avoid. >> reporter: i know. i wish i did. unfortunately, just every area is going to be busy. they actually made this map. this is just some of the events going on in san francisco. and as you can see, every one of these tabs different incidents. so from the golden gate park area to north beach to the castro to obviously all along the waterfront and around the embarcadero, it is going to be jam-packed with cars. it should be some good views. i have already got a good one behind me. i'm not sure you can see it through this fence but we have a big old navy vessel and some of the sailing yachts for fleet week. it's going to be a busy loud weekend at leas
Oct 5, 2012 5:00am PDT
and the highway patrol is preparing for traffic gridlock especially here in san francisco. cbs 5 traffic reporter elizabeth wenger joins us from san francisco to explain what areas to avoid. i guess everything. it is so busy. >> reporter: it is. that's the funny thing. the waterfront and the embarcadero, marina green, that's where a lot of stuff is going on. but yeah, there are so many events it's spread out throughout the city, north beach, castro district, unfortunately there's no great area traffic-wise this weekend. so this is going to be one of the busier spots. we are here along pier 30-32. it's dark but we have a big navy vessel you can tour for fleet week and in addition, if that wasn't enough, we have the america's cup sailing yachts behind me here, as well. so if yesterday was any indication, it's going to be very busy and loud this saturday and sunday. the blue angels practiced yesterday. don't drive. parking even if you get here will be extra difficult. to avoid gridlock, avoid the waterfront, use less popular bridges like the san mateo bridge. if fleet week and america's cup weren't
Sep 29, 2012 7:00am PDT
with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. all hat ahead had handled a air and then the snake cb ads announcing he saw being bigger role >>robin: it is not as hot in places like san francisco. 86 expected for santa rosa. here is a look at your 7 day around the bay forecast including a lot of our brother. is this going to be tested for the next few days. keep that in mind the and be prepared for the hot weather. by tuesday it will be more comfortable. half and >> the hall of the film festival is happening right now. >> a huge line of of a film festivals around the bay area. why another film festival? >> film festivals are the distribution network for independent films. the filth are wonderful but did not have enough of an audience to go across the country. >> we're in the silicon valley only a few hours away from hollywood. the for fifth climate for an outdoor experience. we have a lot of the technology that much of the world was looking at. if >> does the festival celebrates the people behind the movies. that is our committee. how bay area is the center for media intervention.